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Henry Russ Butler Photographs

Identifier: SpC MS 1339-sc

Scope and Contents

Photographs belonging to Henry Russ Butler and taken between 1916 and 1920. The photos depict buildings on the University of Maine campus, as well as students and campus activities from that time period. Also included are a few photographs of the Parsonsfield Seminary, Parsonsfield, Maine, and shots taken in Bridgton, Portland and Gray, Maine.


  • Creation: 1916-1920


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No restrictions on access.

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Biographical Note

Henry Russ Butler was a member of the class of 1920 at the University of Maine. He majored in electrical engineering and was elected to Tau Beta Pi and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies as well as being a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Butler worked for General Electric, Wired Radio and ITT, spending most of his professional life in New Jersey. He was involved in the early development of radio and is credited with designing the first radio transmitter for airplanes. The Henry R. And Grace V. Butler Professorship in Electrical Engineering at the University was established in his honor. Henry Butler died in 1995.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Frank and Ruth Butler, Topsfield, Mass. in October 1998.


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Preferred Citation

Henry Russ Butler Photographs, SpC MS 1339 sc, Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Department, University of Maine, Orono, Maine

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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States